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Sky announces start of production for Borderland

Sky has announced the start of production in Glasgow for new Sky Original revenge-filled action thriller Borderland written by Top Boy creator Ronan Bennett and The Guard Brothers. Sky, Ingenious Media and Rocket Science present in association with Screen Scotland and LipSync. Borderland will be available on Sky Cinema in 2022. Borderland, a Sky Original […]

April 12, 2022

New original titles for Sky Documentaries, Nature, Crime

Sky has announced a slate of three new Sky Original documentaries launching across Sky Documentaries, Sky Nature and Sky Crime this year. The newly commissioned documentaries include blue-chip natural history series Predators – Sky’s first co-production with Netflix –  which will follow six apex predators as they face the ultimate survival test in ever-changing landscapes. […]

January 25, 2022

Michael Sheen, Nathalie Emmanuel star in new Sky Original film Last Train to Christmas

Sky has announced that BAFTA-nominated Michael Sheen (The Twilight Saga, The Queen) and Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones, Fast & Furious 7) have joined the cast of Last Train to Christmas, a brand new Sky Original film. Written and directed by Julian Kemp, produced by Sky, Future Artists Entertainment and Stigma Films the title will […]

October 20, 2021

Sky to release Fran Kranz’s film debut Mass

Sky has announced its release of Sky Original film Mass, starring Emmy Award winner Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), Martha Plimpton (The Goonies) and Tony Award winner Reed Birney (House of Cards). Mass, a Sky Original is produced by Fran Kranz (Dollhouse, Cabin in the Woods) […]

September 2, 2021

Animated Riverdance movie on Sky

Riverdance: The Animated Adventure, a new Sky original movie bringing the spirit of Irish dance to family audiences, will be available to watch later this month. The film is co-produced by Aniventure and River Productions and will be available in the UK & Ireland exclusively on Sky Cinema and streaming service NOW on May 28th. […]

May 11, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Data: 954,000 watch Snyder’s Justice League on Sky

Samba TV reports that 954,000 UK households watched the colour version of Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut between March 18th and 24th on Sky Cinema Premiere. Almost half (48 per cent) of the UK households actually finished the movie during the first seven days, yet the average number of minutes of the movie watched per […]

April 1, 2021

Promising Young Woman to premiere on Sky Cinema

The Promising Young Woman movie, nominated for 6 BAFTAs and 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture, will join the Sky Original film line-up in a partnering with Focus Features and Universal Pictures International. The film will be available to UK audiences exclusively on Sky Cinema and Now from April 16th. The debut feature from writer/director/producer […]

March 25, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Snyder’s Justice League landing on Sky Cinema

Sky has confirmed that the Zack Snyder cut of the Warner Bros Pictures and DC movie, Justice League, will be available on Sky Cinema and NOW TV from March 18th – the same day it launches on HBO Max in the US. Snyder was the original director of the movie, but had to leave the project during […]

March 10, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Sky and XYZ Films start of production for Book of Love

Sky and XYZ Films, in association with BuzzFeed Studios, have announced the start of production in March for Book of Love, which will be a Sky Original in all Sky markets.  Starring Sam Claflin (Peaky Blinders, Enola Holmes) and Veronica Echegui (Fortitude), the romantic comedy about two writers thrown together on a book tour in […]

February 8, 2021

Free movies, fitness & education apps for Sky VIPs

As the nation remains in lockdown, Sky has unveiled a range of free offers to give its Sky VIP customers a boost, including free Sky Original films and free access to fitness apps. Throughout February, all Sky customers will be able to benefit from these perks, as long as they’re enrolled in the free VIP […]

January 28, 2021By Nik Roseveare